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Dr. Keith Donato

Dr. Keith Donato, DC, brings specialized chiropractic expertise to the Bio-Mechanics team, as well as decades of experience working with both amateur and competitive triathletes, swimmers, tennis players, runners, and more. A native of Upstate New York, Dr. Donato launched his professional career as a personal trainer to elite athletes in southern California. He enjoyed working with clients to help them reach their personal fitness goals, but in the process, discovered his true calling: helping people with pain and injuries work toward healing. This realization led Keith to attend Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, from which he graduated in 1995 with a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree. In his subsequent decades of chiropractic experience, Dr. Donato has continued his professional education and attained numerous additional certifications and recognitions including:
  • Full-body certified Active Release Techniques (ART)®provider since 2005
  • ART Elite Provider Network (EPN) member since 2006
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) certification (2018)
  • Functional Movement Systems (FMS) certification (2018)
  • Official treatment team member for Ironman Triathlons from 2004 to 2014
Keith’s years of experience as a Doctor of Chiropractic, as well as his early background in personal training, have shaped his ability to treat and diagnose an extensive range of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. This unique background also has inspired his personal credo: “Treat the cause, not the symptoms.” With his expert knowledge of exercise, movement and proper mechanics can naturally reduce symptoms, correct posture and improve overall function and performance, Dr. Donato brings a valuable combination of education and experience — as well as a commitment to compassionate patient care — to the Bio-Mechanics team. Utilizing his diagnostic and treatment skills, Keith is able to assess and formulate a highly customized approach to amateur and elite athletes’ training and treatment.

Coach Michael Meslar, NASM – CPT, CES, PES, CAFS

Michael Meslar is a certified trainer who brings specialized, sport-specific expertise to clients. With over 25 years of strength, conditioning and period training experience, his focus is on the development of movement, power, strength, agility and endurance for athletes building careers, as well as amateur athletes competing for fitness and personal fulfillment, and for individuals looking to improve health and fitness.

Meslar is the founder of Echo Kartos, a training organization based on the principal of reclaiming one’s personal power in all areas of life. His approach reaches beyond physical performance to consider multiple aspects of his clients’ experience, including how their training and fitness goals are aligned with their life goals. He is certified as a Personal Trainer (CPT), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) and Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). And is Certified in Applied Functional Science with the Gray Institute. As a former Cycling Coach his resume includes road bike racing in the northeast and five years as the owner of a bike shop in Saratoga Springs, NY. He has trained young cyclists from their entry into the sport to their acceptance on national racing teams. 

Meslar has completed extensive mountain bike expeditions in Utah, Colorado, Nevada, and the Adirondacks and led excursions requiring extreme endurance over mountain passes and peaks topping 12,000 feet. On foot, high altitude mountain ascents rank amongst his favorite accomplishments, with multiple climbs topping 14,000 feet in the Western Rockies.

As part of The Bio-Mechanics, Meslar provides strength and conditioning training, functional training and corrective exercise programs for individuals looking to improve health and fitness, as well as for enthusiasts in bike racing and endurance events including criterions, stage races and multi-day rides, triathletes, runners, and marathoners.  He also works with those who seek adventure in the great outdoors preparing them for the rigors of the wilderness whether on bike, foot, ski or boat. And he works with high school athletes on sport specific agility and strength training.